John “Jack” Alexander Poulnott, age 82, of Greensboro, Georgia, died Tuesday, October 14, 2003 at Boswell Parker Nursing Center. He was born in Oglethorpe County on October 25, 1920 to the late Marion Alexander Poulnott and Deecy Snelson Poulnott and had lived in Greene County for the last fifty-five years. He served in the Army during World War II. During his working career, he was a smash hand at Mary Leila Cotton Mill in the forties and fifties and later owned and operated Poulnott Motors.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Floy Gabriel Poulnott of Greensboro, GA; a daughter, Donna Poulnott Knight and husband Robert of Greensboro, Georgia; a son, Dale Poulnott of Auburn, GA; nine grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two sons, John Wayne Poulnott and Jack Junior “Bug” Poulnott.
Funeral Services will be held Friday, October 17, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. at McCommons Chapel with Rev. Scott Parrish officiating. Interment will follow at Wesley Chapel Wesleyan Church Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers are Albert McNair, Jimmy Walker Sr., Steve Pinson, Scott Davis and Kelly Moncrief. The family requests that any memorials be made to the American Parkinson Disease Association, Atlanta Chapter, P.O. Box 49416, Atlanta, GA 30359. The family will receive friends from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Thursday night at the funeral home. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements.